Andrew A. Brinkman, 64, Ferdinand

Andrew BrinkanAndrew A. Brinkman, 64, Ferdinand, died Saturday (April) at his daughter’s home in Huntingburg.

He was born February 25, 1949, in Ferdinand to Joseph and Augusta (Hackman) Brinkman. He married Marilyn Clery on June 6, 1971, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jasper.

Andrew was the owner/operator of Duckville Trucking. He was a lifelong member of St. Ferdinand Parish. He served in the Indiana National Guard. His hobbies were fishing, farming, grilling, cooking and making soup with his friends. He enjoyed helping with the Duckville Float, and their many gatherings. He also enjoyed antique tractors.

Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Brinkman; two daughters, Mrs. William (Andrea) Lahee of Fishers, Indiana, and Mrs. Nick (Amy) Wagner of Huntingburg; six grandchildren; two sisters, Rose Hopf, Huntingburg, and Mrs. Danny (Irma) Borman, Ferdinand; and three brothers, Wilfred Brinkman, Jasper, and Leonard Brinkman and Francis Brinkman, both of Ferdinand. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Marie Wagner, and a brother, Cletus Brinkman.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, burial of cremains will be at a later date. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 7 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Becher Funeral Home, Ferdinand. Memorial contributions may be made to The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center c/o Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center. Also online at


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